• Definition for "grave accent"
    • A diacritic level ( ˋ ) utilized in…
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grave accent definition

  • noun:
    • A diacritic level ( ˋ ) utilized in numerous languages to distinguish the pronunciations of vowels.
    • a mark (`) placed above a vowel to point pronunciation
  • adjective:
    • start to see the Note under Accent, n., 2.
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